Retail Associate


We are seeking an part time Retail Associate to provide exemplary customer service at our Los Angeles storefront. Our ideal candidate has experience in retail and has a passion for stationery and customer service. Must be available 15-30 hours per week, including Saturdays & Sundays.


  • A passion for serving others, bright & cheerful demeanor
  • Likes people, loves retail, has a smart sense of humor
  • Well organized and attention to detail
  • Motivated self-starter, leader
  • Team player, open-minded and willing to learn
  • Proactive problem solver and strategic thinker
  • Good work ethic and reliable
  • Outstanding leadership skills
  • Possess a passion for The Social Type brand


  • Operationally open and close retail store including basic cash reconciliation processes
  • Welcome and greet customers, exhibiting a friendly, helpful, and memorable attitude
  • Maintain an organized and tidy store
  • Confidently hit sales targets and make suggestions to increase retail sales
  • Answer customer questions regarding products and assist in customer buying decisions
  • Maintain brand and operational standards with general knowledge of all products carried in the store
  • Assist in storefront events and promotions
  • Accurately and proficiently enter store merchandise into our POS, maintain store merchandise inventory, and operate cash register to process customer transactions
  • Assemble and prepare merchandise for store floor
  • Assists Wholesale Team as needed, contributes to team efforts

Skills & Requirements

  • Ability to communicate effectively in order to relay product knowledge and services
  • Ability to build, nurture and maintain customer relationships
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Maintains efficiency standards
  • Solid time management and organizational skills, with focus on detail
  • A working understanding of cash handling and point of sale process
  • Understands retail sales environment focus on sales and service
  • Able to work a flexible schedule to which will require evening and weekend hours
  • Basic merchandising skills and an eye for detail
  • Ability to positively resolve customer service issues & concerns
  • Prior retail experience in gift or stationery a plus
  • Knowledge of design programs (Illustrator and Photoshop) a plus
  • Knowledge of current Social Media platforms a plus
  • Ability to stand for extended period of time
  • Ability to lift up to 35 lbs.
  • Year-round position
  • Opportunity for full time position

To apply send one paragraph on why you would be great at this job, and your resume as a PDF attachment, to Please write "Part Time Retail Associate" in the subject line of your email.